From My Desk To Yours, Part 5

As we continue to look at the 3R’s of NEC we will take a much more in-depth look at the second R “Resolve Conflict between Individuals and Families.” If we as leaders at NEC are going to help those in conflict and fulfill the second R effectively, we must look in the...

From My Desk To Yours, Part 4

At NEC we believe in the Church, even if society doesn’t. We live unfortunately in a culture that proclaims that the church is no longer relevant and its dying. At NEC we have hope that changes lives. Our hope lies in the fact that we believe that God has placed His...

From My Desk To Yours, Part 3

Let me say once again that missional living is the actual embodiment of the mission of Jesus, which is bringing the incarnation of the Gospel message to your world. Missional living is the adoption of the posture, thinking, behavior, and practices of a missionary....

From My Desk To Yours, Part 2

As I stated last time, we hear a lot about being “Missional” around the church and in the church world. Let’s review the definitions. Missional is defined the following way- “A community of God’s people that define itself and organizes its life around its real...

From My Desk To Yours

We hear a lot about being “Missional” around the church and in the church world – so what does it mean to be missional? Well, that depends on who you’re talking to because it can get a little bizarre. Here are some examples; There is Missional Communities,...

The Mattress

On Wednesday morning while on my way to the Men’s Small Group in Venus, I suddenly became very grateful for the invention of the bright switch for the headlights. As I rounded a blind corner, there was a large mattress halfway on the road. Seeing it early in the...